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Vasa, Roma A., M.D.

Assistant Professor
Director of Education and Training
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Main Office Address

Professional Office Building (POB)
3rd Floor, Office C
3901 Greenspring Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21211

For those interested in KKI appointments

New Appointments: (443) 923-9400
Follow-Up Appointments: (443) 923-7630
Nursing Line: (443) 923-7646

Administrative Assistant

JoAnne Smith
Phone: 443-923-7618




Colby College



Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


Internal Medicine Internship

Columbia Presbyterian Hospital


General Psychiatry Residency

Johns Hopkins Hospital


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Professional Interests

Child and adolescent anxiety and depressive disorders, behavioral and neural correlates of pediatric anxiety disorders, psychiatric consequences of traumatic brain injury

Click here to learn more about Dr. Vasa's research

Selected Publications

Vasa, RA, Pine DS: Pharmacotherapy of depressed children and adolescents: current issues and future directions (2006). Biol Psychiatry 2006: 1;59(11):1021-8.

Vasa RA, Roberson-Nay, R, Klein, RG, Mannuzza, S, Moulton JL, Guardino M, Merikangas A, Pine DS: Memory deficits in children with and at risk for anxiety disorders. Anxiety and Depression 2006.

Vasa RA, Grados M, Slomine B, Herskovitz EH, Thompson RE, Salorio C,Christensen J, Wurtsa C, Riddle MA, Gerring JP: Neuroimaging correlates of anxiety after pediatric traumatic brain injury. Biological Psychiatry 2004: 55(3): 208-216.

Vasa R, Gerring J, Grados M, Slomine B, Rising W, Christensen J, Denckla M, Riddle MA: Anxiety following severe pediatric closed head injury. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2002: 41: 148-156.

Gerring J, Slomine B, Vasa R, Grados M, Chen A, Rising W, Christensen J, Bryan N, Denckla M: Development of posttraumatic stress disorder after severe closed head injury in children and adolescents. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 2002: 41: 157-165.


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